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Partnerships for Global Health: Putting theory into practice

For our latest DEPTH blog we asked LSHTM researcher Kimberley Popple to share her thoughts on NGO-academic collaborations as someone who has recently moved from the former to the latter. Thank you for your insights Kimberley – lots of food … Continue reading

Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing? Alcohol Industry’s Involvement in Road Safety

By Connie Hoe (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) Background Road traffic injuries are a major public health problem and the leading killer of children and young adults around the world. One of the key risk factors is drinking … Continue reading

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100th anniversary of opening of Endsleigh Gardens building

Today, 11th November 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the official opening of the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Endsleigh Gardens by HRH The Duke of York. At the end of 1918, Sir Havelock … Continue reading

Sleeping Sickness records

The LSHTM Archives hold a number of collections relating to sleeping sickness or African trypanosomiasis, which is an insect-borne parasitic infection of humans and other animals. It is caused by the species Trypanosoma brucei. Humans are infected by two types, Trypanosoma brucei gambiense … Continue reading

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2 – 9 September

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Beate Kampmann (09/09) Beate tells The Telegraph (£) that it is too early to say whether AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial is “doomed”, amid their decision to pause the trial after a suspected adverse … Continue reading